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Wednesday, June 28
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-12noon

St Albans ME Group ‘Mindfulness’ session led by John.For more information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Thursday, June 29
Maple House, Breakspear Medical Group, Wood Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4FD, 12.45-4.15pm

An afternoon of lectures about ME/CFS organised by the Breakspear Medical Group. Speakers: Dr Jean Munro (diagnosis and treatment), Matthew Hudson (What if the mind is not there brain?), Dr Peter Julu (the autonomic nervous system and chronic fatigue), Dr Raymond Perrin (the science behind the Perrin Technique). Please note, the lecture room is on the first floor with no lift so may not suitable for disabled access. Car parking available at the Marlowes Shopping Centre multi-storey car park nearby. Sat Nav postcode: HP2 4TU. Tickets £10 each available through www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mecfs-diagnosis-and-treatment-tickets-34886409189?utm_term=eventurl_text

Saturday, July 1
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, July 4
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, July 5
RMA Club, War Memorial Pavilion, Dunn Cl, Portsmouth, Southsea PO4 9SB, 7pm

Foggy’s 2017-2018 World Tour Launch PAW-TY!The party will be a Foggy-tastic mixture of live music & fun!
For more details, please visit https://www.mefoggydog.org/party/ and book yourself a ticket.

Wednesday, July 5
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 5pm

Yoga with the St Albans ME Group. Craft tables today (card making). Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 11
Wylye Room, Salisbury Medical Practice, Salisbury SP2 7FD, 11am-12.30pm

Monthly ME/CFS café, held on the second Tuesday of each month. Free tea, coffee and cold drinks will be provided, kindly donated by Tesco Extra Community team. You do not need to be registered as a patient to attend this event but if you would like to know more about the café, please contact Katy Gillingham on 01722 333034, or send an email to http://katy.gillingham@nhs.net.

Wednesday, July 12
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Craft tables today (painting). Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Thursday, July 13
Laveli Bakery, 61 South Parade, Chiswick, London W4 5LG (opposite St. Alban’s church, Acton Green), 2.30pm.

Informal coffee meeting of Network MESH (West London). Laveli is a few minutes’ walk from Chiswick Park tube station. The 94 bus terminus is close by, the 440 passes the door and the 272 bus stop is not far away. Contact: Colin Parratt, tel: 020 8995 5609

Thursday, July 13
The Restaurant, Webbs, Worcester Road, Wychbold, Droitwich, WR9 0DG, 2.30-4pm

Worcester ME Social Group afternoon tea. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, July 15
Cherry Orchard Hotel, Port Erin, Isle of Man, 2pm

Lounge next to Reception. Come along for a coffee and chat with members of ME Support (Isle of Man). Friends and family welcome. For more information about this group, please email enquiries@mesupportiom.info or phone 07624 383 871.

Wednesday, July 19
Bunny Hill Customer Service Centre, Hylton Later, Town End Farm, Sunderland SR5 4BW, 7.15-8.45pm

Monthly meeting, Tyne and Wear ME/CFS Support Group. We meet in the Community Learning Room on the first floor, which can be reached by lift. New members can be met at the door if you phone ahead to let us know you are coming. To find out more, please phone 0191 455 6959 or email me-cfs@blueyonder.co.uk

Saturday, July 22
18 Nursery Gardes, Whittlesey, near Peterborough PE7 1TE, 5pm

Fish and chip supper at the home of Marian and John Dunham of the Peterborough ME Support Group. Please bring your own pudding, though Marian will be making a fresh fruit salad.

Tuesday, July 25
Barnett Hill, a Wyevale Garden Centre, Worcester Road, Clent, Stourbridge, DY9 0EE, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday, July 27
Sunflower Café, Scotsdale Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT, 11am

Monthly meeting of the Cambridge ME Support Group – simply turn up and look out for the signature blue scarf hanging over someone’s chair back. The Cambridge ME Group is open to people with ME and also to fibromyalgia suffers and does not charge a membership fee. For more details, please visit their website at www.cambridgeme.org.uk from you you can also email them.

Saturday, July 29
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level.

Tuesday, August 1
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, August 2
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am

Yoga with the St Albans ME Group. Craft tables today (card making). Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Thursday, August 3
The Garden Flat, 37 Arlington Gardens, Chiswick, London W4 4EZ, 2-5pm

Network MESH (West London) Summer Party at the home of Maggie Fear. Garden entrance is round the side; not at the front door of the property. Please bring a small item for a raffle in aid of Network MESH e.g. something you do not need: a packet of biscuits/anything/plant/perfume you have been given that doesn’t suit you perhaps? Not compulsory but helpful and fun. Light Refreshments (no alcohol) will be served. Tea-time biscuits, cake, juice welcome. Due to a new carpet please remove shoes if the weather is inclement.
Nearest tubes and buses are:  Chiswick Park (District Line). Walk towards Chiswick High Road and cross over at the lights. Arlington Gardens is the first road on the right after the HSBC.  Gunnersbury (District Line). Turn left at the top of the stairs, and then right, down Chiswick High Road. 2nd road on the right is Marlborough Road. Go down there and turn first left.  Buses 267, 391. Get off at “Chiswick Road”/Halfords and walk along Marlborough Road. Arlington Gardens is the first turning on the left. Some parking with a blue badge or pay and display.

Saturday, August 5
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, August 9
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Perhaps a BBQ today – check with Maxine. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Wednesday, August 10
Potting Shed Restaurant, St Peters Garden Centre, Broomhall, Norton, Worcester, WR5 2NY, 2.30-4pm

Worcester ME Social Group afternoon tea. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Wednesday, August 16
Bunny Hill Customer Service Centre, Hylton Later, Town End Farm, Sunderland SR5 4BW, 7.15-8.45pm

Monthly meeting, Tyne and Wear ME/CFS Support Group. We meet in the Community Learning Room on the first floor, which can be reached by lift. New members can be met at the door if you phone ahead to let us know you are coming. To find out more, please phone 0191 455 6959 or email me-cfs@blueyonder.co.uk

Thursday, August 31
David’s Nurseries, Ash Lane, Worcester, WR3 8TB, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, September 2
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, September 13
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Wed, September 13 – Thurs, September 14
Future Inns, Cabot Circus, Bond St S, Bristol BS1 3EN

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative 4th Annual Science Conference. For more details and how to obtain tickets, please click on the following link: https://www.eventbee.com/v/cmrc2017#/tickets

Saturday, September 16
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level.

Tuesday, September 26
De Beers Garden Centre, Worcester Road, Torton, Kidderminster, DY11 7SB, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, October 1
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, October 3
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, October 11
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Speaker: Ron Leon, nutritional consultant with the Breakspear Medical Centre in Hemel Hempstead (let Maxine have your questions in advance, please, so she can pass them on to Mr Leon). Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 18
St Peters Garden Centre, Broomhall, Norton, Worcester, WR5 2NY, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, October 21
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level.

Saturday, November 5
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, November 7
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, November 8
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Tuesday, November 14
9 Priory Avenue, Chiswick, London W4 1TX, 2pm.

4 Network MESH (West London) Annual General Meeting and appointment of committee members at the home of the chairman, Tony Golding. The house is close to Turnham Green tube station and the 94, 272 and E3 bus stops. nTo enquire about becoming a committee member, please phone Tony on 020 8400 1904.

Monday, November 20
Shed Food and Drink, Countryside Park, A4025, Crossway Green, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 9SE, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, December 2
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level.

Saturday, December 2
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, December 5
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, December 13
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com


If you would like us to promote your local event, then please contact us with full details via messenger on our Facebook page or via email (admin@meassociation.org.uk) to our head office.